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These CAGFO webinars are presentations hosted by our partners and related organizations offering new products and programs that are directly related to your profession.

For Speaker Bios, please scroll to below the Upcoming Webinars section.


Facilitating Municipal Decisions as a Trusted Advisor (BLOOM/CAGFO)

May 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm EDT / (10:00am – 11:30 am MDT)


Bloom - Facilitating Municipal Decisions as a Trusted Advisor

NEW 2024


Bloom Centre for Municipal Education, in cooperation with the Canadian Association of Government Finance Officers (CAGFO), is proud to bring to you 10 new webinars in 2024. The curriculums have been developed with the expertise of municipal professionals and executives.


2024 Bloom Webinars 10 Part Series (PDF)


BLOOM - Bronze Sponsor - 2023 CAGFO National Conference Ottawa ON Oct 29 - Nov 1 2023
2024 Finance Webinar Series by BLOOM poster page 1
Updated Finance Webinar schedule Bloom / CAGFO 2024


Tim Duhamel, Founder and President of Bloom Centre of Municipal Education

Tim Duhamel is the founder and president of Bloom Centre of Municipal Education. A municipal veteran whose municipal career has spanned over 25 years, Tim has been a municipal finance manager, general manager, and CAO.

Tim’s passion is working with municipalities to better their situation and creating educational material and conducting lectures for municipal professionals.

He has lectured as far away as Kiev Ukraine for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Tim has been the lead creator of education material and course delivery for GFOA Alberta, the Canadian Association of Government Finance Officers. He has conducted in-house training for numerous clients including the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Tim’s online education is enjoyed by numerous corporate clients Canada wide. He is also the leader of a thriving consulting practice.

Projects include:

1. Strategic plans (Municipal, Chamber of Commerce, Recreation Facilities)

2. Inter-municipal cost sharing agreements and frameworks

3. Long term tax strategies

4. Organizational structure reviews

5. Code of conduct investigations

6. CAO hiring process

2024 Past Webinars


image of WEBINAR by Bloom - Calculating Municipal Price Inflation (MPI) Webinar April 17 2024

(12:00 – 13:30 EDT / 10:00 – 11:30 MDT)

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COURSE STARTS APRIL 15, 2024 Don’t miss out! Enroll now for NAMS Canada’s highly anticipated 6-module online course: 

Professional Certificate in Infrastructure Financial Management (ProCert IFM), starting April 15th.

Earn valuable CPD credits (30-40 hrs) while enhancing your skills and knowledge in this crucial area. Plus, don’t forget to explore their array of other online training opportunities as well. Secure your spot today! $3,100 (excl. tax)

The course references the IPWEA International Infrastructure Financial Management Manual (IIFMM) and is aligned to the International Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards and reflects guidance provided in ISO/TS 55010.

Course Overview:

  • Over 6 modules you will learn global best-practice from internationally renowned experts.
  • Built for busy professionals looking to fast-track their development, delivered via a mix of online content, videos and coursework.
  • Gain the capability to work across your organisation linking asset management planning and financial management planning to achieve service objectives.

Who Should Enrol

The course is perfect for anyone who manages public infrastructure assets and for asset and finance management professionals who want to ensure the advice that they give decision makers points in the same direction, is reliable and consistent.

Therefore, any professional with an interest in progressing their career in this rapidly evolving field, including:

  • senior management
  • asset managers
  • accountants / finance staff
  • technical officers
  • administrative staff
  • community planners
  • IT staff
  • staff service providers
BLOOM WEBINAR - Budget Direction Priorities and Decision Making - March 13 2024 partner CAGFO<br />
WEBINAR Feb 21 2024 Effectively Communicating Municipal Financial Information Webinar

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